For 400 years, African Americans have struggled against oppressive forces that are beyond our control and push our resources to the limit. Excessive incarceration, unemployment, urban violence and broken families have come to plague the black family in ways that are being glorified in mainstream media. The only way to overcome these persistent challenges is to embrace a New Paradigm of thought that will allow us to endure the struggles which lie in front of us, making us the conquerors of our own destiny.No one is coming to save us, and no one cares that we are suffering. Our situation is not going to change until we do.In this powerful, concise set of essays, world-renowned Finance PhD Dr. Boyce Watkins explains that African Americans must dramatically and immediately shift the way we think about wealth, education, family and community. We must educate our own children, own our own businesses, strengthen our families and do what is necessary to ensure that the next generation is able to compete in a global, high-tech society.This book provides the template and guidelines necessary for you and your family to develop a generation of builders and leaders. Dr. Watkins teaches you how to apply 21st century solutions to solving 21st century problems. You MUST read this book.